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Phoenix-area yoga studios hit by struggling economy

Several Phoenix area yoga studios have closed, reports the Arizona Republic. All were in the Ahwatukee Foothills neighborhood. Teachers and students say it's because yoga is free at local churches or included in health club memberships, including the Ahwatukee...

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Several Phoenix area yoga studios have closed, reports the Arizona Republic. All were in the Ahwatukee Foothills neighborhood. Teachers and students say it’s because yoga is free at local churches or included in health club memberships, including the Ahwatukee YMCA, which costs $48 a month. “It makes sense to have a membership at a place where you can get all your wellness needs,” says YMCA senior program director Sandra Franks.

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